California sues against trump’s “dreamer” decision

California sues against trump's 'dreamer' decision

The U.S. State of california is taking legal action against U.S. President donald trump’s decision to abolish a protection program for the children of illegal immigrants.

"We will not allow donald trump to destroy the lives of young immigrants who make california and our country stronger," california attorney general xavier becerra announced on monday.

The U.S. States of minnesota, maryland and maine joined the move to protect so-called dreamers. Last week, 15 states and the capital city of washington filed suit in a new york court.

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In the triad old, cheeky and colorful

In the triad old, cheeky and colorful

They are always good for a surprise, the five singing ladies of the "dreiklang" from wiesenbronn. At the wine festival this weekend the singing ensemble will celebrate its 30th anniversary. The motto: "older – bolder – more colorful".

One, or to be more precise, even two, premieres for the festival. Their very first CD will be available, for which the quintet of katrin stenger, antja polat, barbara ackermann, annette schmidt and barbara becker has been in the recording studio. In addition to their traditional dirndls, the clothing collection of the triad is to be expanded by a new, somewhat more exotic form. With fabrics directly from india, all five have had a sari made for them. "They are really colorful," says barbara becker and arouses curiosity.

More they do not tell, because the premiere with the saris is only at the concert on the festival itself, not before. And as is typical for the group, which was formed in 1982 from a girls’ choir to sing at the opening of the wiesenbronn wine festival: "the clothes are completely different, just like us," reveals katrin stenger. She was the only one who was always at the triad, which was once founded by mina hader. All the others paused in between, or joined in later. Up to twelve people were in the singing group in between. Dreiklang was chosen as the name because the group usually sings in three voices, even with five of them.

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Milk as an economic factor

Milk as an economic factor

It’s all about milk: without this staple food, nothing works in the district of forchheim. Around 61,000 hectoliters of fresh milk were drunk here last year – 53 liters per capita. In addition, around 2700 tons of cheese and 700 tons of butter were produced. This was announced by the food and beverage workers’ union (NGG), citing new figures from the federal institute for agriculture and food (bafa).
"A large part of the milk not only comes from bavarian farms, but is also processed in local dairies", says michael grundl of the NGG in upper franconia.

An argument for professionals

This "bavaria-milk-balance" the 82 companies in the dairy industry produced 8.6 million hectoliters of consumer milk last year – 20 percent more than was consumed in bavaria itself. In the case of cheese, two-thirds of domestic production was eaten outside of bavaria. Trade unionist grundl talks about "milk as an economic factor and demands: "now is the time for the employees to get a good piece of the pie again." For the approximately 17,000 employees in the bavarian dairy industry, the NGG is demanding a wage increase of 5.8 percent in the current round of collective bargaining. Trainees to receive 80 euros more per year of training. "The industry is dependent on skilled workers. But you can only attract them with good working conditions and solid pay. However, wages account for only six percent of sales", grundl emphasizes. There is clearly room for improvement. If you pay well, it will be easier to find specialists for the complex work in milk refinement in the future.
At the same time, the union is campaigning for fair producer prices: "farmers also need stable milk prices to secure their livelihoods." The dairy industry is dependent on the regional raw material, michael grundl continues. Together, producers and processors in bavaria produced a world-renowned quality product. "Those who work with milk must also be able to make a good living from it."
Collective bargaining for the bavarian dairy industry begins on 26. September.

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The future is post-operation and dismantling

The future is post-operation and dismantling

The days of the grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant are over. On 31. December 2015 will be the last time electricity will be produced, after which the plant will be shut down. It is clear that the more than 500 employees of the power plant are following the development with mixed feelings. The end of electricity production does not mean the complete end of operations. A nuclear power plant can't just be wiped out like that. But what happens next for the employees also depends on whether the power plant is dismantled at the start of post-operation, or whether it is safely sealed off for about 30 years. Both are possible under the atomic energy act.

Ten years for reconstruction

In the former case, the jerk construction, a large part of the workforce could still be employed for a few more years. Such a jolt lasts around ten years. If the decision is made in favor of safe containment, the power plant will be put into a kind of hibernation for about 30 years. Most jobs were then eliminated, explains bernd gulich, press spokesman for the power plant. So there are hardly any prospects for the younger power plant employees. Young people in particular are therefore already looking around for alternatives. Only those over 50 no longer have to worry about the big picture. Because at the end of the downsizing period, most of the employees are about to retire anyway.

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Em title mission with neuer in goal

em title mission with neuer in goal

Despite the 25-year-old goalkeeper’s not yet outstanding season with FC bayern munchen, national goalkeeper coach andreas kopke has already selected germany’s soccer player of the year four months before the german national team’s opening game against portugal on 9. June proclaimed as the undisputed regular. Bremen’s tim wiese (30) and hannover 96’s 23-year-old ron-robert russell, as of sunday, are the first contenders for the two other goalkeeper spots going into the european championship year – however, they will be bested by gladbach’s marc-andre ter stegen.

Kopke expected no doubts about neuer’s leadership position in the ZDF sports studio. "Basically, manuel has established himself as number 1 through the really good world championship that he has played. He also did very, very well in the qualifying games after that. That’s why there are no two opinions at the moment," said joachim low’s assistant. "The national coach has the last word," kopke said, commenting on all nomination issues.

In the first national match of the year on 29. February in bremen, however, local hero wiese could stand in goal instead of neuer. "The game is in bremen. So there’s already a chance that tim might play," kopke announced. It is already clear that only two goalkeepers will be nominated for the friendly match.

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Franco a. Must now go to court after all on suspicion of terrorism

Franco a. Must now go to court after all on suspicion of terrorism

Franco A, a soldier in the german armed forces. Must now stand trial on terror charges after all. As the frankfurt higher regional court announced on , the charge of preparing a serious act of violence endangering the state was admitted by a decision of the federal court of justice.

Previously, the newspapers of the funke media group had reported that. A date for the trial before the higher regional court has not yet been set.

Franco A, a native of offenbach, germany. Sab in custody for a good half year from the end of april 2017. He is accused of planning an attack out of right-wing extremist sentiments. According to the report, he wanted to draw suspicion to refugees – and had therefore registered himself under a false identity as an asylum seeker from syria.

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False alarm: injured after panic at disneyland paris

False alarm: injured after panic at disneyland paris

Several people were slightly injured in a mass panic triggered by explosive noises at the disneyland paris amusement park on saturday evening.

It was a false alarm, the security forces had confirmed that there was no threat, the french interior ministry tweeted. The loud roars were reportedly generated by a broken conveyor belt or escalator. There had also been talk of shots and a possible attack on social networks. The local prefecture reported that some people were injured by the panic.

The incident took place in the disney village business zone in the park located east of paris, as reported by news channel BFMTV. Visitors were therefore temporarily not allowed to leave the stores in the business zone, as security forces were checking the situation. However, the police operation on the land was terminated in the evening. On sunday, the amusement park was running again as usual, as reported by the french news agency AFP.

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German trio out of us open

German trio out of us open

Tommy haas and angelique kerber had to let the unexpected defeats sink in first. "I am very disappointed. It will take a few days to digest this," said haas after his third-round defeat at the US open against the russian mikhail yuzhni.

Two hours earlier, the best german tennis player had been sitting in the same chair in interview room number two and said almost word for word after her eighth-final loss to carla suarez navarro: "it’s tough at the moment. The de-interchange is crude. I’m sure it will take me a few days to analyze this."

The fact that florian mayer also had no chance against defending champion and wimbledon champion andy murray – as expected – rounded off the dismal picture for german tennis on sunday.

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Waiting for the norma market in uehlfeld

Not only the people of uehlfeld, but also some potential customers from the towns in the weisachgrund region have been asking themselves for a long time: norma in uehlfeld, wasn’t there something there once??

In the middle of uehlfeld, demolition was busy at the beginning of the year. Where there used to be a post office and a rewe market, the excavators were digging to make room for a "regional marketplace", conveniently located in the middle of town. The heart: a norma store, around it a few stores with regional tenants, a cafe, 70 parking spaces.

But since the 8000-square-meter land has been leveled, nothing more has happened. "Everyone is waiting for it to start," says, says mayor werner stocker (CSU) at the request of the frankischer tag. The "wildest rumors have already gone around the village. Norma has dropped out of the project. All nonsense, says stocker.

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For the future

How to get energy from the sun or warmth, and will it be able to fully replace traditional energy sources such as oil or coal?? In addition to the well-known renewable energy sources such as wind power and solar energy, the following section presents other possibilities for generating energy.

Energy from biomass

Bioenergy is the all-conquering renewable energy source. The process produces heat, electricity and fuel from solid, liquid and gaseous biomass. In germany, wood is the most important source of energy. But also specially cultivated plants such as corn, grass, wheat or rapeseed are used. In addition, organic residues such as biowaste, manure, solid manure and waste and used wood are being used. It is also possible to generate heat in private households with biofuels, namely with the help of a pellet heating system.

Warmth from the bowels of the earth

Thermal energy stored beneath the earth's solid surface is tapped by drilling and used to generate electricity, heat and cold energy. The potential of geothermal energy (earth heat) is estimated to be enormously high. However, the necessary drilling methods are still very costly at present.

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